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    Question Retrieve network interface status

    Hola everybody!

    I'm writting an MFC VC++ 6.0 application and it needs to retrieve the network interface status.
    I mean, for example: When you first connect your laptop to a WiFi network you get an icon in system-tray whose tooltip sais "it is trying to get an IP address via DHCP".
    Later on you can read that it is actually "connected"; or that you have "limited connectivity", etc.
    These "getting IP address", "limited connectivity" or "connected" is what I mean when I say "network interface status" that I need to retrieve.

    Does anybody know a way to get this?

    Thank you very much,

    Ricardo Vazquez.
    Madrid, Spain.

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    Re: Retrieve network interface status

    There's probably something in the iphelper API for this (I haven't dug deep enought to check). See:

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/libr...8VS.85%29.aspx

    Or check out an example here that shows a lot of what IPHelper API can do:

    http://www.codeproject.com/KB/IP/IPHelper.aspx

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